Best Spots For Freelancers And Hot Desking in London

Being a freelancer in London can often feel like an uphill slog; finding structure can be difficult without the rigour of office hours, and finding a spot with a healthy WiFi speed can be impossible at times... so let us hook you up with some solid remote working ideas. We've collected the best bar and restaurants for hot desking in London so you can get your work done in stylish surrounds. 

Last updated on 6th September 2022

The Lord Palmerston

498 user reviews 4

While working from home may have its upsides, it can get a little boring working between the same four walls every day. To shake things up, why not try out The Lord Palmerston in Tufnell Park? While you have your head down, enjoy delicious food and quirky decor.

If you're a freelancer looking for a top-notch spot to get work done, then head along to The Rosy Hue in Elephant and Castle. This awesome boozer is touting a fabulous range of space both inside and on its outdoor terrace. Feeling peckish? It has plenty of burgers for that.

The Elgin

544 user reviews 4

Need a spot to get some work done? If you're near Notting Hill, it's definitely worth setting yourself up at The Elgin. Nestle in and order delicious British fare or ask for a cheeky pint if you're really feeling it. Plus, you can catch whatever sports game happens to be on TV.

This beloved Dalston boozer isn't just a haven for live music and Friday night antics, it's also a cracking place to settle in and crack on with work. In the daytime, it provides a cosy nook for the freelance community to crack on and enjoy a pint once they're all done.


101 user reviews 5

Housed inside a Grade II-listed Georgian mansion, this Hammersmith members club is providing you with the perfect place to freelance in London. Set yourself up in one of their many rooms where you'll be able to work in peace, before stopping for lunch or a coffee and grabbing some sun on their outdoor terrace.

Spread Eagle Hotel

35 user reviews 5

Situated in Wandsworth, Spread Eagle Hotel is a great pub for hotdesking. Grab your laptop and a couple of pints while enjoying the chilled atmosphere. In addition, you can chow down on scrumptious dishes whipped up by chef David.

Looking for a place in Victoria to work? Sports Bar & Grill offers plenty of fantastic desk space so that you can do so uninterrupted. And if you fancy some refreshments, there's an excellent menu of food available, plus your post-work pint will be closer than ever.

Open from 8am every weekday, Exmouth Market's Caravan offers a top cafe for freelancers in London. Based in the heart of Islington, it does fantastic coffee, tasty breakfast and lunches, and offers a relaxed spot for working in or out on their al fresco terrace.